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"Thank you very much for making the whole process so smooth. The plaque is perfect."


"Thank you Greg, Laurie's headstone looks fantastic, we are all so pleased with it, and you got it up in time for his birthday. Many thanks for the wonderful job."

Meg, Norfolk Island



 Permits and Regulations

Most council operated cemeteries in New Zealand have a permitting system in place for installing headstones. Each cemetery has different requirements, but Auckland is currently in the process of standardising it's systems for headstone permit applications. Below is a list of some local area cemetery permit fees. Updated 1/7/2014

Manukau Memorial Gardens, North Shore, Waikumete, Papakura $139
Hillsborough, Waikaraka, Otahuhu $ 41
Franklin          $ 50
Mangere Lawn Cemetery

$180 Burial   

$110 Child/Ashes

     As you can see these vary considerably, ask about fees for other areas.

How long does it take to complete a headstone?

This can depend on whether the headstone is selected from one of our large range of memorials currently in stock or is a design that has to be drawn up and manufactured. Stones from stock can usually be completed in about 5-6 weeks from order, although we can produce urgent jobs for customers that have a shorter delivery time - an express production fee may apply in some cases.

If a stone needs to be made to a special design or requires detailed carving work it is best to allow about 4-5 months prior to an unveiling date or anniversary. This will ensure we have everything ready well in advance of your delivery date.



We can help you with decisions regarding what to put on the headstone. Our consultants have had many years experience with different layouts and can offer advice if you have any questions.


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